intestinal bypass

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Noun1.intestinal bypass - surgical operation that shortens the small intestine; used in treating obesity
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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Bariatric surgical procedures are classified as restrictive (laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG) (Figure 1a) and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) (Figure 1 b)), malabsorptive (intestinal bypass), and both restrictive and malabsorptive (Rouxen-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) (Figure 1c) and biliopancreatic diversion with or without duodenal switch (BPD or BPD-DS) (Figure 1d)).
Increased mucosal permeability Immunotherapy Graft Version host disease Organ transplantation Bone marrow transplantation AIDS enterocolitides Steroid therapy Chemotherapy Collagen vascular disease Intestinal bypass enteropathy 4.
To examine this association, researchers performed a population-based longitudinal cohort study comparing self-harm behaviors during the 3 years before bariatric surgery with those during the 3 years after bariatric surgery in all 8,815 adults who underwent gastric bypass, intestinal bypass, and sleeve gastrectomy in Ontario during a 5-year period.
Elimination of the gastric reservoir in RYGB is likely the main cause of sustained weight loss, as these pigs also exhibited the largest reduction in food intake of any operation, including GJD, which replicates a RYGB-like proximal intestinal bypass. Although there was a single high-baseline HOMA-IR pig whose insulin resistance did not benefit from the operation, it is important to note that two low-baseline HOMA-IR pigs also experienced an improvement in insulin resistance, an event observed in no other operation.
Or perhaps the surgery reduced calorie absorption because of the intestinal bypass. "It seems so obvious" says gastroenterologist Lee Kaplan, of Massachusetts General Hospital's Weight Center.
Doctors at RAK Hospital immediately spring into action to identify the cause of distress, abdominal radiographs were obtained and after taking parents' permission, intricate "Intestinal Bypass Operation" was performed on the newborn to relieve her of symptoms.